Global Audience of Doctors Views Lovelace Women's Hospital Surgery
Albuquerque Business First November 15, 2013

Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter- Albuquerque Business First An audience of 1,200 doctors from around the world tuned in Thursday to watch a surgical procedure taking place in New Mexico. Lovelace Women’s Hospital and Dr. Amy Garcia broadcast a live laparoscopic minimally-invasive hysterectomy to the doctors who were gathered in Washington D.C. for the Global Congress on...
Is Your Hospital One of the Best Places to Work
Nurse Zone November 14, 2013

By Debra Wood, RN, contributor November 14, 2013 - Individual nurses may be motivated by different things, but most will agree that a supportive work environment and opportunities for professional growth can go a long way toward improving job satisfaction. And there are a few hospitals that seem to have discovered the right formula for creating a great place to work. Modern Healthcare ...
Whooping Cough Outbreak Grow Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Thomas
KOB-TV November 13, 2013

It's a sound that many thought was long gone, but it's a sound that has been creeping back up in the United States. Colorado has reported more than 1,000 cases of it this year alone. It's the sound of whooping cough. According to Dr. Jeffrey Thomas from Lovelace Health Center, whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bortetella pertussis. "It's a highly contagious disease that's spread from...
Lovelace Sells its Insurance Operation to BCBS
ABQ Journal November 12, 2013

Lovelace Health System has agreed to sell its insurance operation – with 108,000 members – to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico for an undisclosed price. The deal is expected to close, assuming regulators approve, no sooner than year’s end. Lovelace CEO Ron Stern said in an interview Monday that the Lovelace Health Plan became too small to survive when it lost its bid earlier this year to...
Blue Cross and Blue Shield to Buy Lovelace Health Plan
November 11, 2013

Blue Cross and Blue Shield to Buy Lovelace Health Plan  Plan members will have continued access to Lovelace providers, hospitals and services ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Nov. 11, 2013) – Lovelace Health System (LHS) today announced it has reached definitive agreements for Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), through its affiliate Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM), to acquire...